Manhattan Fire Protection District
Manhattan Fire Protection District

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BE AWARE OF STROKE SYMPTOMS DURING MAY, NATIONAL STROKE AWARENESS MONTH

May 23

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Strokes occur when a blood vessel carrying oxygen and vital nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or ruptures. When this occurs, part of the brain is deprived of blood and oxygen, destroying millions of valuable nerve cells within minutes.

If you suspect a stroke, remember the word FAST – F-A-S-T. F is for face - is your face drooping? A is for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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EMS Life Save Award- Mr. & Mrs. Pfizenmaier, Justin Pfizenmaier, Kyle Eller, Alec Spagnoli, Marcis DuBois, Lt. Jon Christensen, Chief Dan Forsythe, Lt. Ed Ludwig, DC Steve Malone
EMS Life Save Award- Mr. & Mrs. Pfizenmaier, Justin Pfizenmaier, Kyle Eller, Alec Spagnoli, Marcis DuBois, Lt. Jon Christensen, Chief Dan Forsythe, Lt. Ed Ludwig, DC Steve Malone

Fire District Appreciation & Awards Night

May 10

On April 20th, the Manhattan Fire Protection District celebrated its members and their accomplishments from 2017. We are proud of their hard work and dedication! Congratulations to all of the award recipients and thank you to all of our members for a great 2017!

The following awards were presented:

Chief Dale VanderBoegh Award for Dedication in Leadership Award: BC Bruce Boyle

Chief Jack Fitzgerald ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Manhattan Fire Protection District Receives Enbridge Grant

April 25

The Manhattan Fire Protection District was the recipient of a $5,000 Community Investment Grant from local energy transportation company, Enbridge. Enbridge describes the safety of the communities near their projects and operations and the people who live and work along their system, their highest priority. The fire district will use the grant to purchase communication equipment and firefighting ... (Full Story & Photos)

(l to r)  Enbridge representatives Taylor Smith, Al Diaz, and Dave Bareman, Manhattan Fire Chief Dan Forsythe, Will County Executive Larry Walsh
(l to r) Enbridge representatives Taylor Smith, Al Diaz, and Dave Bareman, Manhattan Fire Chief Dan Forsythe, Will County Executive Larry Walsh

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No Caption Get your Smokey Bear Hot Air Balloon collector’s button at the Iron Bridge Trailhead or at the Welcome Center at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on Saturday, May 5

U.S. Forest Service Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, April 24

What’s a day with Smokey Bear without something special to remember it by? Get your free Smokey Bear Hot Air Balloon collector’s button at the Iron Bridge Trailhead or in the Welcome Center at the USDA Forest Service’s Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on one day only – Saturday, May 5, 2018.

On this very special day, the 145,000 cubic foot, 97-foot-tall special shape Aerostar Friends of Smokey ... (Full Story & Photos)

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It’s National 9-1-1 Education Month!

April 02

April is National 9-11 Education Month! We hope you will take a few minutes this month to review three important reminders when using 911.

Call If You Can, Text If You Can’t: Text-to-911 service is available in an increasing number of communities around the country. The service benefits individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or in a situation where they cannot speak and make a voice call. However, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Manhattan Fire Protection District
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Manhattan, IL 60442
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